With cannabis legally available for purchase from approved Ontario retailers as of today (April 1, 2019) it will now be even more accessible. As an employer, are your policies surrounding cannabis, up-to-date?
On October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act officially came into effect, permitting Canadians to legally purchase, possess and consume recreational cannabis. Amidst the excitement, a report published by the Conference Board of Canada indicated that more than half of Canadian employers expressed concerns about the potential effects that this significant legislative development would have on their workplace.
Webinar Recording Available On Demand
Overview: The legalization of recreational cannabis is coming into effect this year – is your organization ready?
Through this webinar, the challenges of cannabis in the workplace and the potential impact it will have on employers and employees will be discussed. Employers will have an opportunity to understand the impairment effects of cannabis (reduced reaction times, irritability, loss of focus, lethargy, poor decision making, etc.) and how these effects can impact your workplace.